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. >>> with the election now behind us, washington lawmakers now turn their attention to the so-called fiscal cliff looming at the end of the year. there will be $600 billion in automatic tax increases, as temporary tax breaks end, and new taxes take effect. at the same time, the government will have to implement massive spending cuts agreed upon last year as part of a debt ceiling deal. join boehner opened the door to new taxes. >> for the purposes of forging a bipartisan agreement that begins to some the problem, we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> boehner said the right conditions including a overhaul of entitlements, reform of the tax code. some democrats immediately objected to lowering income tax. >>> the dow industrials fell 300 points. nasdaq fell 74. the market's toughest day was made worse by scaled back estimates from europe. >>> the city of san jose is raising its minimum wage before the level set by the state. live at san jose state, and tells us the vote could be the start of a whole new trend. >> reporter: frank, if you work in san jose and make minimum wage, y
. the washington red skins have closed 17-1 in presidential prediction. the red skin rule goes as this. if the home team wins at home before the election the incumbent stays in office. however if the opponent loses, then so does the president. today the red skin lost to the panthers. indicating that mitt romney will win the white house. >>> occupied protesters will return to washington for a preelection day protest. the last occupy dc encampment joined by in february. they hope to show the government that quote, we are the 99%. telling protesters that no with weapons will be allowed and no violence will be tolerated. >>> a ktvu special report. >> i know that refinery workers at chevron and other refineries do fear retaliation. >> almost three months after that massive fire at chevron's refinery in richmond, tom vacar takes a closer look at safety concerns and what happens when chevron fails to act. >> and if >>> in tonight's special report we take a closer look at refineries in richmond. ktvu consumer editor tom vacar went through pages of refinery records and tells us what he learned about past co
of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legislation freezes cane. >> if they hope about their political future they will back off. >> i just hope that the medical cannabis collectives in california can hang on until that happens. >> reporter: but that could be a long way. as for the federal government stands, the justice department only says it is reviewing what voters decided on election day. in oakland, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> greens are 50s, yellows are 70s so you get the picture. temperatures are starting to warm. temperatures continue to warm into the next 24 hours. so when i come back 10:45 we're going to talk about the door opening up. we have some rain in the
up the challenge the 1996 defensive marriage act. >>> in washington the looming fiscal cliff is topping the news. >> for the good of the country only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> without a bipartisan plan, bush era tax cuts will expire. congressional leaders expect another face to face meeting with president obama as soon as this week. >> republican senator john mccain backed off from fiery criticism of susan rice about the 9/11 attack against the u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi libya. >> i think she deserves the ability to explain herself and her position just as she said. but she's not the problem. the problem is the president of the united states who on -- in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack, he hadn 't. >> rice has maintained she based her statements on protesters on cia intelligence available at the time. four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens were killed. >>> police are making progress in recovering some 2 million donations made to the salvation early. police in toronto said earlier in the
sunday, two senators weighing in from washington. >> i don't think the israelis really want a ground war. if sending ground troops in is the only way of cleaning out these nests of rockets being fired at them. you can't blame them for doing it. >> reporter: u.n. secretary moon is expected to arrive in cairo on sunday. and a delegation of arab ministers is expected to visit gaza on tuesday all in a bid to end the conflict before more lives are lost. along the israel-gaza border, david lee miller. >>> anderson cooper was caught off guard while reporting in the middle east. >> two media centers built -- woe. that was a rather large explosion. cooper quickly regained his composure and continued his reporting. >>> in other news of the world tonight, in mexico the search is now on for the person responsible for killing a former mayor of a western mexican town who survived two earlier attempts on her life. the body of maria santos salazar was found last week. she served as mayor of the town in the town of michoacan. an assassination attempt in 2009 left her wounded and killed her husband. >>> i
. said that they expected four more years of the same gridlock in washington. they were of course very, very disappointed. it remains to be seen whether president obama can gather up the supporters of mitt romney. he said he wants to be helpful to the president. he will pray for the president and that he will be supportive. but it remains to be seen whether half of the country that seemed to have voted for someone else tonight will be able to support president obama. he is now left the stage and as you see behind me, all of these folks are leaving too. this is the situation here in boston, reporting live rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> from a very quiet and subdued boston, we go to a very lively chicago where president oe -- obama is expected to come out momentarily with his acceptance speech. ken wayne has been following this. we've been waiting for some time, what are you hearing. >> reporter: i would describe people's reaction to that concession speech we heard from governor romney as respectful. there was no booing in the audience that i was able to pick up on and applaudi
are celebrating tonight in washington state. voters there have approved gay marriage. the celebration began even before the vote became full- time today and opponents conceded -- vote became final today and opponents conceded. >>> the gay marriage debate was front and center today in walnut creek. that's where a new fast food restaurant opened to long lines of customers. as ktvu's jade hernandez reports chick-fil-a were being served up with a side of protest and counter protest. >> reporter: the plan was always to open with a protest here. then tuesday's election result approving same-sex marriage in three other states further encouraged protesters. >> i think it made us more eager to get out here and tell people, that they're on the wrong side of history. >> in those states they decided against morality. >> reporter: dave katy served up some controversy saying they're guilty against charged. >> that's intolerance. >> reporter: this isn't about hate and shouldn't be on either side. >> we don't want to interrupt with their business, we don't want them to not go in. we're just making a statement.
a powerful washington figure has been involved in a sex scandal. but few have been so far reaching stretching from washington to central command in florida to afghanistan. >> how do all of these things sort of accumulate and add to public cynicism and public mistrust of leadership and institutions that in the long haul need to be trusted. >> reporter: general allen was on track to become supreme nato ally commander. that is on hold while the petraeus scandal is investigated. >>> the white house has said it has postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand allowing same-sex couples to marry in california. >>> the move is a last minute protest against an historic cap and trade greenhouse gas actions suffered tomorrow. companies will be able to buy and sell credits to stay within mandated limits for greenhouse gas emissions. in a suit filed in superior court said th
. and domestic programs would be reduced bid that same amount. that optimism in washington helped wall street temporarily stop its postelection slide. the dow closed 45 points higher today. the nasdaq gained 16. the markets rallied higher after the remarks from the president and congress. >>> former cia director petraeus was back in capitol hill today exactly one week after he acknowledged an extramarital affair. as john fowler reports, lawmakers questioned the four star general about the deadly attack at the u.s. consulate in libya. >> reporter: retired general petraeus apologized to lawmakers for his apair that led to his resignation last week. reveals a military culture of sexual corruption. >> i'm deeply, deeply disappointed in former general petraeus' actions. the jury is still out on what general allen did. but when it's happening at the top you know it's corrupting all the way down the chain. >> reporter: the investigation was questioning the attack in benghazi. specifically what the white house knew and when. >> it added to our ability to make judgments about what is clearly a failure
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